Fifth Avenue is a pedestrian strip that runs for about 2km parallel to the beach. It's the resorts main centre of activity both day and night. The avenue is full of restaurants and shops catering to... more
Definitely the highlight of my vacation! This was a full day island tour from Playa del Carmen to Isla Cozumel and the fun never stopped. First we took the ferry (included in the tour price) and then... more
We weren't able to do the Fat Cat catamaran trip so we stopped by the travel agency we use in town, Mayalum, and asked what we could do instead. Several of the catamarans were not running but she said... more
Now that I've been to Playa del Carmen eight times I don't feel the need to schedule quite as many daytrips, often we find ourselves just lounging on the beach with a good book or a pile of magazines.... more
Take a road trip to Tulum....and bring your bathing suit for a swim in the beautiful beach. Spend your day visiting Tulum. Arrive early to avoid the crowds. Wander around and witness the beautiful... more
Don´t miss the great opportunity to visit Xel-Há, the biggest natural aquarium of the world, and swim with dolphins in the clear water.
Xel-Há Dolphin experience is an special all inclusive pack... more
This is something my girlfriend has always wanted to do and myself have as well. It was my 23rd birthday when out in Mexico so we booked to do this on my birthday. We could have just booked a swimming... more
My family and I wanted to rent a scooter for our trip to Cozumel, but had a terrible experience. We used Ado tours which was located across from the ferry ticket booth and would NEVER recommend them... more
Within several dozen kilometres of Playa Del Carmen are a multitude of different "ecological" and nature parks. Some are more environmentally friendly, some have more activities, some are quiet and... more
You can visit Cozumel either by signing up for a guided visit from Playa del Carmen or by taking the ferry and touring by yourself. The ferry takes about 30-35 minutes and cost 280 pesos round trip... more
This is one of the latest sites of Maya, and maybe therefore it is better preserved than other ancient Mayan towns. Two sides of the main pyramid were restored, so if you look at the restored side it... more
Before the Grotto tour, we visited this small Cenote and swam in it, at the beggining we were quite suspicious and the water was very cold, but was a good preparation for the dive in the big cenotes... more
We visited the Dos Ojos cenote as part of our tour with Edventures, I assume you can also visit on your own if you wish to snorkel and it looks like there are organized scuba dives.
Dos Ojos is... more
We did 2 excursions while staying at the Viva Wyndham Azteca. We signed up for both through our Sunwind rep, First was the half day snorkeling tour. We paid for a half day snorkeling tour that was... more
Now here's something I did not know! There are some fairly nice Mayan ruins within the town of Playa Del Carmen itself! Some sizable pyramids and structures are scattered throughout the Playacar... more
We got a taxi to Akumal beach because its a bit of a drive off the main high way or we would have got the bus. The taxi cost us $10 from our hotel but we was quite close. We ended up spending half a... more
The Mayan City of Coba is located around two lagoons (one of which has some “nice” alligators). The site contains several large temple pyramids, including the tallest one of all Mayan Cities - The... more
After visiting all those great places filled with Mayan Culture, save at least one day just to relax in your all inclusive. Take advantage of the beach, pool and have a siesta, some drinks, a good... more
There is a place in Cancun that catters to all you wakeboarders out there in the middle of a lagoon.
$25 USD for 15 minutes or $100 for 5 X 15 min sessions (call Scott for more package prices)
For enthusiasts. The cenotes are the sh!t.
You will never experience anything as triped out under water in your life.
Diving is another world in itself, however doing so in the caves of the cenotes... more
I went skydiving in Playa del Carmen, under Skydive Cancun.
The service was unbelievably wonderful! Since me and my friend, Jessica is deaf, they gave us a PERFORMANCE to teach us of what to do... more
We drove Playa Carmen - Merida - stayed overnight in merida - then to Izamal - Chichen Itza overnight - Ek Balam - Playa Carmen.
We did not have a single road problem other than the bugs and insects... more
Mexico is the perfect place for us to escape for a few days when Chicago starts to get cold, 3 1/2 hours on a plane and we are feeling the balmy tropical breezes, another hour and we are ordering our...
The Riviera Maya, in the Yucatan, turned out to be even better than expected. The weather was great and the atmosphere was very relaxing. The people were very warm and friendly. It was very easy to go...